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immune system

New treatments helping kids with juvenile arthritis

Several biologics have been approved by the FDA for use with certain forms of the disease.

Antibody shot protects monkeys from HIV look-alike

New approach could give doctors another treatment option or open doorways to vaccine production.

Patient Story

Could it be an autoimmune issue?

‘I felt like I had run a marathon after going up just one flight of stairs.'

Mom was right: A good night’s sleep helps keep you healthy

Too little shut-eye is linked to higher risk of colds and infections.

Seeding my baby? What’s that about?

Microbiomes passed along to your baby at birth are critical in strengthening long-term health and immunity.

Have a healthy holiday season

These tips will help you keep germs at bay.

Sex boosts female immune system to up fertility odds

Effect appears to work regardless of when in a woman's cycle sex occurs.

Patient Story

Cancer survivor dreams of helping sick kids be kids

'The way you live a life bigger than you imagine is when you realize that life isn’t about yourself. It’s about how we can create something together.'

Do some people age faster than others?

Yes! In fact, at 38, the biology of some adults is 20 years older.

Vaccines and newborns—what you need to know

Anti-vaccine trend has parents shunning newborns' vitamin shot, but doing so can lead to dangerous internal bleeding.

Blood test could reveal your viral history

Can snapshot from the past be useful in the present?

Patient Story

Finding the right diagnosis

When Mikaela got sick on spring break, doctors thought it was a virus. Only their perseverance revealed that she had a rare blood disease.

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